Hosoda's Boy & the Beast Film Ranks #2, Love Live! Earns 2 Billion Yen

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The Boy and The Beast grossed more than 2.5 billion yen, watched 1.98 million times

Mamoru Hosoda's The Boy and the Beast film retained its #2 spot at the Japanese box-office for the July 25-26 weekend. The film earned 336,963,100 (about US$2.72 million) and sold around 249,722 tickets during the weekend. As of July 27, the film has earned more than 2.5 billion yen (US$20.2 million), with a current total of 1.98 million tickets sold after three weekends.

Pokémon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages slipped from #3 to #4 in its second weekend.

Love Live! The School Idol Movie stayed at #7 in its seventh weekend. It now has a cumulative total of 2 billion yen (US$16 million).

Soreike! Anpanman: Mija to Mahō no Lamp still sold 81% of the number of tickets that it had sold in the previous weekend, and it rose from #10 to #8. After four weekends, it now holds the franchise box office record of 3 billion yen so far (US$24 million).

Sources: The Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web,, Movie Walker

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